How the Law Thinks: Toward a Constructivist Epistemology of Law

SELF-ORGANIZATION: PORTRAIT OF A SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION. SOCIOLOGY OF THE SCIENCES: A YEARBOOK, Wolfgang Krohn, Günter Küppers and Helga Nowotny, eds., Vol. XIV, Kluwer, Boston, pp. 87-113, 1990,

Law and Society Review, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 727-757, 1989

31 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2006 Last revised: 8 Sep 2009

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Gunther Teubner

Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität

Date Written: 1989

Abstract

I. Jabberwocky II. Discourse and Autopoiesis III. Jürgen Habermas: Intersubjectivity and Consensus IV. Michel Foucault: Discourse and Epistème V. Niklas Luhmann: Constructivism and Autopoiesis VI. Law - An Epistemic Subject? VII. The Epistemic Trap VIII.Escape Routes

Keywords: legal theory, system theory

JEL Classification: K10, K40

Suggested Citation

Teubner, Gunther, How the Law Thinks: Toward a Constructivist Epistemology of Law (1989). SELF-ORGANIZATION: PORTRAIT OF A SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION. SOCIOLOGY OF THE SCIENCES: A YEARBOOK, Wolfgang Krohn, Günter Küppers and Helga Nowotny, eds., Vol. XIV, Kluwer, Boston, pp. 87-113, 1990,; Law and Society Review, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 727-757, 1989. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=896502

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